Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for electrical and electronics engineering technicians in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electrical and electronics engineering technicians among California metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,850
25th Percentile Wage
$48,070
50th Percentile Wage
$64,890
75th Percentile Wage
$81,860
90th Percentile Wage
$103,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical and electronics engineering technicians in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,850.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of electrical and electronics engineering technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$64,890
0.23% 6.66%
2016
$64,740
-0.74% -
2015
$65,220
2.76% -
2014
$63,420
2.43% -
2013
$61,880
2.12% -
2012
$60,570
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electrical and electronics engineering technicians in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electrical and electronics engineering technicians in state of California ranges from $50,830 to $92,000. The highest paying area for electrical and electronics engineering technicians in California is Salinas with a median annual salary of $92,000. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Stockton (mean annual salary $85,340). The lowest paying area is Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $50,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Salinas
$92,000
Stockton
$85,340
Vallejo-Fairfield
$82,120
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$80,380
Bakersfield-Delano
$79,150
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$78,260
Fresno
$76,660
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$71,410
Redding
$71,240
El Centro
$68,270
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$68,190
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$67,370
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$66,860
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$66,780
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$66,600
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$63,890
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$63,800
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$62,560
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$61,360
Modesto
$60,730
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$60,530
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$59,730
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$59,440
Napa
$58,970
Visalia-Porterville
$58,740
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$56,390
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$56,310
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$50,830




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